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You can definitely plug your powerline adapter into your in wall adapter. It might take up more than one space on the in wall adapter thought preventing you from being able to use an outlet. check the sizes before you buy.


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Chop and solder. Of course, if the current adapter is dead, it can be difficult to establish correct polarity - but I think I see that labeled nicely on the present adapter (it's not always, though it should be.) For a tidy job, split the cords and cut the + and - wires at different lengths (so the joints are slightly offset, rather than being at the same ...


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What you have done is connected the LED lights in parallel to the switch. This way, when the switch is on, the LEDs are shorted out and power flows to the pot lights. When the switch is off, you end up effectively with the LEDs and the pot lights in series. Because the LEDs are so low power, the power flows through the pot lights without giving them enough ...


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The images in the eBay post show a 12v 7a power supply with a pinout on the power brick. The pinout shows only a 12v positive (pin) and ground (barrel). The connector is called a 4P Power Snap and Lock, but you may also find it loosely described as a 4 pin DIN connector. The latter description is slightly inaccurate. If you have a volt meter, you can ...


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Your adapter is probably safe. However, I would have used a 3 conductor cable instead of a 4 conductor cable; that way there is no neutral to cap. Another option would be to cut the plug off the end of the other piece of equipment and wire on the 14-30P. A third option would be to wire up an 14-30 receptacle right next to the existing L6-30 receptacle, ...


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Yes. Your plan will absolutely work, and be safe. Make sure you properly use flexible cable (likely SOOW) with the breaker box you put together, and consider strain relief where the cable exits the box. However, the cheaper route you mentioned, isn't as dangerous as you think..... Consider any device you plug into a normal 15amp outlet. Very often, the ...


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I'm thinking of buying an instant pot The good news is that the specifications for that instant pot say it comes with both UK and Schuko power cables. So you shouldn't need to adapt anything. Are adapters unsafe? There are a few issues with adaptors. There are a lot of really shoddy adapters out there. Many adaptors do not provide an earth connection. ...


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Here's a work-around. Use the 110v smart switch to turn a normal phone USB charger on/off. Get a USB heating pad for < $2, or if handy w/ solder, a 500 ohm usb-powered resistor. now you can make a small space slightly warm (or not warm) via wifi wrap the heater around the thermostat temp probe behind the air filter on the AC. You might have to remove ...


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It really depends what you're powering Three cell phone chargers, you're gonna be fine. But a table saw and a dust collector, ain't gonna happen. The power-factor-corrected loads (i.e. Their VA not their watts) need to be added up. They need to be within the capacity of the circuit (15A=1800VA intermittent, or 12A=1440VA continuous). You should be ...


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If the device has a 100-240V adapter, it's a 100-240V device, not a 110V device. Or more likely it's a (some lower DC voltage you have not looked at - should be printed on the adapter, usually in tiny faint type) device with an adapter that is 100-240V So, you should not need anything more than a way to plug its adapter in to use with 240VAC


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I would use a clevis pin like the image, with a bit of hex shaft welded into it for the chuck to grip. Remove the safety clip and withdraw the clevis pin to allow the jack eye-hole to pass into the jaw, then push the pin through and secure with the safety clip. A spacer to reduce the play between the clevis pin diameter and the jack eye-hole diameter will ...


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In my experience, and as per the usual instructions - they perform worse, or not at all plugged into a multisocket. You want it directly in the wall, and if losing a socket is an issue, there's passthrough versions. - for example, netgear explicitly suggests you not do this In some cases - using a passthrough might also help filter noise from any device or ...


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Generally speaking, you can. The adapter doesn't much care what metal parts are between it and your service panel--even the outlets have internal contacts and screw connections. The only concern would be if the adapter has worn or dirty contacts or introduces noise due to protection circuitry or whatever. Even clean contacts reduce signal quality somewhat.


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The “CE” stamped on the unit is a symbol used in Europe noting that its “Conformity European”. https://electronics.howstuffworks.com/everyday-tech/question135.htm It’s a certification in order for it to be sold throughout Europe. Yes, you’ll need an adapter. If you’ve ever been to europe , you know you need an adapter to use your shaver, phone charger, etc....


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That mark actually means "Chinese Excrement". You think I'm kidding. Overseas makers of the cheap & shoddy are regularly forging quality marks. Far and away their favorite is the CE mark; they either mess up the mark accidentally-on-purpose, or render it correctly but put it on total junk. A proper CE mark is only applicable to bricks-and-mortar ...


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It looks like you have "cross threaded" the plastic pipe. (The term comes from the new set of threads you have accidentally cut into the pipe, which cross the original threads at several points.) The only repair that will work here is to force the metal nut straight onto the end of the pipe, forcing it to re-cut the original, correct threads. This will ...


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This is a trick that I also use for driving eye-bolts into wood, and that is to use a screw hook or cut eye bolt chucked up in the drill and then hook it through the loop that you want to screw in or turn. If you have access to a angle grinder or other way to cut a bolt, I suggest using a heavy duty eye bolt and cutting out a part of the loop to make a slot ...


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The left-side connector on the upper hose is called POL. The connector on the lower hose is called ACME or type 1. Have you tried the POL hose yet? I have not yet met a propane tank that accepts the ACME/type 1, but was not also compatible with the POL. Look into the valve on your tank. If it's threaded on the inside then the POL will work. Don't forget: ...


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Presuming it is UL listed, it should safely work at its maximum rating. The biggest concern is that you can now have three high draw devices pulling power at once; you need to make sure this is never the case as you can over load the circuit. You hope the breaker trips, but you should double check the rating on the breaker as well on that electrical run.


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You have obviously tried to no avail at hardware stores and the like. Somewhere adapters are available but sometimes it's exhausting to locate them. There are rubberized couplings for small diameter pipe similar to rubber drain couplings. Here's an example of a 3/4 inch one. https://www.homedepot.com/p/3-4-in-x-3-4-in-PVC-Flexible-Coupling-P1056-075/...


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Let me take another swing at this. This is a common issue when hanging pipe or conduit: your threaded rod goes up, but you need adjustability. Preferably without having to take it all apart. I would use a basic pipe strap. Cut it so there are an odd number of (major) holes. Make a loop. Then use a short 1/4-20 screw to go through first a washer, then ...


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While someone has already linked to the adapter, for occasional use why not just clamp the SDS in the chuck? If you plan to do even a medium sized project, get a proper SDS drill. Besides small holes, these little hammer drills will be frustrating. My Bosch SDS cuts through brick, block, concrete like butter - like drilling into pine, even for 3/4" holes 14" ...


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As long as you don't overload the fixture or the circuit, those socket adapters would be OK, especially for a temporary setup like Christmas lights. The key is making sure you're not overloading anything. Figure out what else is on the circuit with the outside light, and what size breaker protects that circuit. Figure out what size wire is used inside the ...


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Yes you are supposed to cut this at the point which gives you the correct diameter. Collecting dust from tools requires large amounts of airflow (cfm) and static pressures can be very low and still effective. In your case, you will have high pressure but low airflow due to that restriction. Also helps to ensure there are minimum bends and turns in your ...


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